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Trustee: Strip Revival Of PHC Control

A trustee appointed by the federal court to oversee the Peninsula Hospital Center bankruptcy proceeding has said in court documents that Revival, the new operators of the hospital, are “so enmeshed in conflicts of interest that they should be s More...

LIRR Introduces ‘Quiet Cars’ On FR Run

Talking quietly is allowed, but you’d better turn off your cell phone and any other electronic devices you have on your person if you want to ride the new Long Island Railroad “quiet cars.” More...

Local Busted For CT Robberies

Far Rockaway resident Tyree Darwin, 19, was arrested at 3:47 a.m. in Celeron Square Apartments in Storrs, Connecticut on December 4. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

There is a lesson to be learned from the NYPD’s dramatic water rescue off the shore of Beach 146 Street on November 27. More...

From The Artists Studio

The Homestretch

RAA’s Renee A. Radenberg continues to expand the boundaries of the public’s understanding and perception of glass art by juxtaposing it with the art of another medium. More...

The Veterinary Corner

Protecting Dogs From Canine Influenza

With more dogs than ever traveling and spending time in social settings, from parks designed just for them to doggy day care centers and health spas, it is important for owners to understand the facts about the canine influenza virus. More...

Editorial/Opinion

When Is Tomato Sauce A Vegetable?

We have heard from some people who are angry that Congress has declared pizza a vegetable for the purpose of defining pizza as part of a nutritious lunch for school children, but the fact is, that urban myth is not true – at least somewhat. More...

EDITORIALCOMMENT

“Let Them Eat Tomato Paste.” More...

Letters

Overwhelming Generosity

Dear Editor, The staff and young men of St. John’s Residence and School for Boys extend sincere thanks to the (anonymous) family who delivered homemade cupcakes, soda and candy just in time for our annual Thanksgiving Feast. More...

Owe Allegiance To Benefactors

Dear Editor, Why am I not surprised that the joint House/Senate supercommitte of 12 bipartisan members tasked with issuing recommendations by November 23 on cutting federal spending failed. More...

What’s Up With MGP Site?

Dear Editor, Has anyone noticed the large presence of people, trucks, towers and trailers on the MGP site on RBB between B108 and B112? This entire clean-up was supposed to last 14 months. More...

Hit And Run Horror

BC Family Wants Motorist Brought To Justice

While Matthew Randall does not remember much about the night he was struck by a hit-and-run motorist driving a Red Hyundai Sonata as he crossed Cross Bay Boulevard in Broad Channel, it is also a night he can’t forget because of the injuries the More...

Community

Local Marches In Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Mixed in with the marching bands, luxurious floats and massive balloons at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade this year was Belle Harbor resident Martha Bennett, who marched with Camp Broadway accompanying the popular ZhuZhu Pets Zhu-Universe f More...

Belle Harbor Resident Reinhardt Studies In Spain

University of San Diego student John Reinhardt of Belle Harbor is studying in Barcelona, Spain this fall. More...

BSA Continues Case For Bayswater Yeshiva Variances

The city’s Board of Standards and Appeals has once again put off making a decision on the application for several variances that would allow a developer to build a yeshiva in Bayswater. More...

Milestones

Temple Beth-El Film Festival Continues

On Monday evening, December 12, at 8:00 p.m., Temple Beth-El of Rockaway Park, 201 Beach 121 Street, will be showing the second film of their Suzanne Blaine Memorial Film Festival in the Temple ballroom. More...

PCECR Appoints New Administrator

Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation recently welcomed Yehuda Hoffner, LNHA, as its new Administrator. More...

Sports

Aviators Gaining Altitude In Standings

With 15 games behind them, the Brooklyn Aviators looked forward to last weekend’s home games with 1000 Islands and Danbury. More...

Aviators Arrive To Watch Rockies Compete For Championships

Members of the Brooklyn Aviators arrived in Rockaway last Saturday morning to watch the Rockaway Rockies organization conduct two roller hockey divisional championships. More...

Rockies Drop First Travel Team Game

The Rockaway Rockies 13 and under travel team took on a tough team from College Point last weekend. Although the team lost the game, coach Bill Grottano said, “I’m proud of the way they played against a superior team. More...

Obits

Francesco “Ciccio”Adesso

Proprietor

Francesco “Ciccio” Adesso, a longtime Rockaway resident, died December 5. More...

Keith M. Aita

Service Aide

Keith M. Aita, a longtime Rockaway resident, died December 1. Aita was born in Bronx, New York but lived his entire life in Rockaway. He worked as a service aide for District Council 37. He was preceded in death by his parents, Larry and Patricia. More...

Ann Culpepper

Secretary/Homemaker

Ann Culpepper, a former Rockaway resident, died December 3. More...


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